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Old 02-17-2024, 04:19 PM   #21
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The GM at our local Porsche dealership was recently telling me that there is not a whole lot of desire for the current generation Taycan. He also he stated that it is not the diehard Porsche enthusiast that are purchasing/leasing them and it is certainly not former or current 911 owners. He seems to believe that they are going to have the same issue with moving the Macan EVs once the initial hype has settled.

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Old 02-17-2024, 05:15 PM   #22
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The GM at our local Porsche dealership was recently telling me that there is not a whole lot of desire for the current generation Taycan. He also he stated that it is not the diehard Porsche enthusiast that are purchasing/leasing them and it is certainly not former or current 911 owners. He seems to believe that they are going to have the same issue with moving the Macan EVs once the initial hype has settled.


Yeah I do wonder how well the macan ev will do after the initial hype dies down . They’re kind of in a pickle given that they won’t be able to sell the ICE macan in Europe after this summer due to new regs going into effect


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Old 02-17-2024, 05:16 PM   #23
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Random, but Champion Porsche keeps popping up on my Instagram with $17k off Taycan leases. Not surprising as I have been informed that Taycan sales are currently nonexistent.


Think I’ve seen some similar deals pop up as well. Frankly they’d have to discount more than that to make it palatable given how high Porsches money factors are on their leases plus the amazing etron GT deals


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My understanding is that the both the current Macan and 718 can’t meet EU cyber regulations, so they couldn’t continue to be sold over there without a pretty extensive refresh of their electronics. That comports with the idea that they’re only be retained because of US sales.
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Yeah I do wonder how well the macan ev will do after the initial hype dies down . They’re kind of in a pickle given that they won’t be able to sell the ICE macan in Europe after this summer due to new regs going into effect


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My Porsche SA whom has been with Porsche for decades stated that the only reason the ICE Macan is being retained for now is solely for the US market. Apparently it is not going away anytime soon. PCNA sold a fair amount of them in 2023. #1 in sales.
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The GM at our local Porsche dealership was recently telling me that there is not a whole lot of desire for the current generation Taycan. He also he stated that it is not the diehard Porsche enthusiast that are purchasing/leasing them and it is certainly not former or current 911 owners. He seems to believe that they are going to have the same issue with moving the Macan EVs once the initial hype has settled.
Sounds like a pretty big problem.
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Old 02-18-2024, 11:20 AM   #27
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My Porsche SA whom has been with Porsche for decades stated that the only reason the ICE Macan is being retained for now is solely for the US market. Apparently it is not going away anytime soon. PCNA sold a fair amount of them in 2023. #1 in sales.


Oh for sure. They can still continue selling it other markets (other than Europe) but I’m sure the US is the biggest market. That being said I don’t think they have plans to continue production on them indefinitely; I remember reading that they’ll stop production in about 2 years (maybe less)


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Oh for sure. They can still continue selling it other markets (other than Europe) but I’m sure the US is the biggest market. That being said I don’t think they have plans to continue production on them indefinitely; I remember reading that they’ll stop production in about 2 years (maybe less)


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For some reason MY 2027 seems to ring a bell. I believe that will be the last model year for the ICE Macan.
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For some reason MY 2027 seems to ring a bell. I believe that will be the last model year for the ICE Macan.


Crazy to think how much mileage they’ve gotten out of considering it’s still based on a first gen q5!


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Crazy to think how much mileage they’ve gotten out of considering it’s still based on a first gen q5!


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Agreed. Very long in the tooth. Of course, Toyota has been doing the same thing with the fifth Gen 4Runner. 14 model years.
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